Musk's SpaceX rocket launch canceled at final countdown

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. At the last second, Elon Musk's SpaceX scrubbed plans to launch a Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday, again delaying an attempt to put an satellite into orbit and then land the vehicle's first stage intact on a sea platform, a step that may...

Branson's Virgin Galactic unveils new passenger spaceship

MOJAVE, Calif. Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic venture unveiled a new passenger spacecraft on Friday, nearly 16 months after a fatal accident destroyed its sister ship during a test flight over California's Mojave Desert.The rollout of the gleaming...

Orbital presses U.S. lawmakers to end ban on retired missiles

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Orbital ATK is pressing U.S. lawmakers to end a 20-year ban on using decommissioned intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) for launching commercial satellites and the effort has raised concern among companies that have invested...

Starboard takes steps toward proxy fight with Yahoo: Bloomberg

Starboard Value LP is taking initial steps toward a potential proxy fight with Yahoo Inc, indicating that the activist investor is not satisfied with Yahoo's efforts to streamline its business, Bloomberg reported citing people familiar with the matter....

Facebook pays $10,000 to 10-year-old Instagram hacker

HELSINKI Social media giant Facebook (FB.O) has paid a $10,000 reward to a 10-year-old Finnish boy for finding a glitch in its picture sharing app Instagram.Jani, whose last name was not released for privacy reasons, is the youngest ever recipient of F...

Megaupload coming back? Founder Kim Dotcom plans a relaunch in 2017

Flamboyant German tech entrepreneur Kim Dotcom is planning to relaunch file-sharing website Megaupload in January 2017, five years after the U.S. government took down the site accusing it of piracy.Megaupload, founded in 2005, had boasted of having mor...

The Nuke Kids On The Block Are Coming To Disrupt SF

Solving the nation’s energy problem is not for the faint of heart, a topic we’re excited to bring to Disrupt SF this year. Leslie Dewan, of Transatomic Power, and Jacob DeWitte, of UPower Technologies will join us on-stage next week at TechCrunch Dis...

Nuclear energy on agenda during French PM’s trip to Japan

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls rounded off a three-day visit to Japan with bilateral talks on the nuclear sector. It follows an announcement in September by Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries stating it was considering taking a stake in Areva NP, ...

HP Enterprise's revenue, profit beat estimates

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co, which houses former Hewlett-Packard Co's corporate hardware and services division, reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit, helped by strength in its hardware business.Hewlett Packard Enterprise's (HPE)...

Technologies for Transparency

To enhance transparency of nuclear energy systems in the Asia Pacific we propose making information available concerning: Radiation in the air Radiation in the water Operational safety of nuclear facilities Transportation safety Safety of spent fuel a...